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AVMM Lead in Honolulu, HI at NOK-KaiHonua

Date Posted: 4/26/2018

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Job Description

Location:  Oahu. HI

Job Summary

KaiHonua, LLC is seeking a highly motivated, self-directed AVMM Lead to join our growing team. The AVMM Lead supports mission-critical operations for our government customer.  The position requires direct management oversite of the AVMM engineering team.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

Must be able to perform the following:

  • Primary focal contact for all AVMM operations
  • Schedule and manage
  • Troubleshoot technical problems
  • Support various operations and maintenance (O&M)
  • Perform system integrity and connectivity tests to ensure system availability
  • Assess and report on performance and usage numbers
  • Installs, maintains, and troubleshoot complex high availability hardware and software
  • Identify issues and create improvement processes to help with the reduction of incident outage times
  • Provide Technical Leadership
  • Ensure compliance with policies and procedures including DoD STIG requirements
  • Evaluate, design, document, install, implement, test, and perform problem isolation and resolution, monitor, tune, and set standards for AVMM and related networks.
  • Maintain a complex range of AVMM and computer network components and systems.
  • Provide team leadership to less experienced AVMM engineers and technicians.
  • Work with other network professionals as directed or as needed to coordinate efforts, resolve cross-team issues and communicate changes.
  • Identify, assess, and develop detailed requirements for upgrading AVMM networks as well as re-architecting network segments in order to facilitate new requirements, technologies and growth.
  • Provide client consulting and training on the interfacing and use of the AVMM network facilities.
  • Plan and lead AVMM network initiatives.
  • Research, evaluate, and recommend new AVMM network equipment and technologies.  Collaborate with other technical staff and management in the testing of new software and network technologies.
  • Analyze current products and recommends changes/upgrades to senior management.
  • Maintain timely and complete documentation of all daily and project work, using standard methods and procedures.
  • Devise solutions to complex operational problems within the capacity and operational limitations of installed equipment.
  • Develop and execute contingency plans for AVMM network software and hardware failures including isolated and major outages.
  • Communicate effectively with a wide variety of technical and non-technical audiences, including customers, vendors, team partners, and other staff members.


Job Requirements


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and/or Experience

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Information Technology, or related discipline
  • 6+ years of experience performing AVMM functions
  • Must possess and maintain an IT I level certification IAW AR 25-2 and an IAT II certification IAW DoD 8570.01-M and BBP 05-PR-M-0002
  • Top Secret Clearance


  • Customer service skills, and experience fielding and troubleshooting customer questions and issues
  • Possesses good knowledge of different software systems, client/server architectures and various compatibility requirements.
  • Experience in troubleshooting, software development processes and ability to understand and implement client requirements.
  • IT staffing and management


  • Ability to organize, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Capable of conveying complex information in a simplistic manner
  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Strong self-starter requiring minimal supervision
  • Able to take proactive measures to prevent problems rather than reactive by nature
  • Strong verbal and written communication to effectively express concepts, plans, and proposals

Security Clearance

Position Requires a Top Secret Clearance